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Category Archives: Catholic Writing and Publishing
Your fellow Guild Members are calling you to action!! This is what these posts have in common, and it’s also what Catholic writers have in common. We are making demands, in a way, upon our readers. That may be why … Continue reading
So now, after the work we have done in the last few weeks, you have your character. Hopefully, you have rounded out all of the major players in your next work. You have an idea for a plot and want to get going. This … Continue reading
The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Psalms 25:4-5, 6-7, 8-9 DIRECT me in your ways, Yahweh, and teach me your paths. ENCOURAGE me to walk in … Continue reading
One of my GoodReads friends said that watching me try to force myself to finish Great Expectations was better than the book itself. I feel rather proud actually as my usual practice is to just toss a book when it’s … Continue reading
“I remember the trembling, nausea, and inability to focus that hit me when I first submitted a chapter to a critique group. That was many years ago. Those symptoms persisted for several years. Despite the agony, I continued to submit … Continue reading
As I write this, it is a gloomy, cold and wet day. It feels more like the end of November than September. The Farmers’ Almanac and recent weather forecasts have predicted that Canada and much of the Northern and Midwestern … Continue reading
What’s in a name? Well, for a writer a whole lot! Now that you have your character – what will you name him? or her? Picking out a name for a character is extremely important and there are … Continue reading
The CWG Prayer Chain Post is a weekly post for members to include their special intentions by adding a comment. Isaiah 55:6-9 Seek out Yahweh while he is still to be found, call to him while he is still near. … Continue reading
The Feasts: How the Church Year Forms Us as Catholics by Donald Cardinal Wuerl My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Church’s calendar is an intricate, complex, and beautiful technology. It is the work of many human hands and human … Continue reading